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Cologne Carnival

Bat Yam, Israel
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Cologne Carnival

What are your suggestions for the best way to enjoy the Carnival in the end of February? we are looking for party as much as possible.

Thank you!

Cologne, Germany
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1. Re: Cologne Carnival

You will have lots of choice, you can have a great mix of celebrating outdoors, in pubs or in festival halls.

For Weiberfastnacht (Thursday 27/02) I would suggest heading into the Old Town. It will be very busy there, but gives you a great first impression with some live music with fantastic atmosphere. You can than have a drink in one of the pubs, and maybe then head to one of the Veedels (i.e. Severinsviertel) for some pubs not overrun by tourists (and cheaper as well).

Throughout the following days you can celebrate in local pubs, see parades in the various areas in Cologne (with the two main parades ion Sunday and the big one one on Monday). Some of the main festival halls also have some big balls orgamised, which is worthwhile to look into to see a different aspect again (i.e. Guerzenich, Satory etc).

The good thing is you can have a great long party, visiting so many different places in Cologne, without getting bored.

Really cannot wait gettin back home for Karneval. Only 6 weeks to go.

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2. Re: Cologne Carnival

You should bear in mind that the main street carnival with the big parades it´s on March 2 nd March 3rd, so you should consider it for your travel shedule.

But the time before is pretty entertaining too:-))

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thanks pals!

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